Containers

Category: Windows on AWS

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Introducing Amazon ECS Exec to access your Windows containers on Amazon EC2

Today, we are launching the Amazon ECS Exec functionality for Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) customers running Windows containers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). This feature enables you to run commands in or get a shell to a container running on Amazon EC2. In this blog post, we will walk through the […]

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Streamline Windows Container Deployment on Amazon ECS with AWS Copilot and AWS Fargate

Since AWS Copilot CLI launched in 2020, developers have been using the tool to build, manage, and operate Linux containers successfully on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and AWS Fargate. By leaving the infrastructure-knitting and resource-wrangling to AWS Copilot, builders can spend more time focused on their business logic. With yesterday’s launch of Amazon […]

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Running Windows Containers with Amazon ECS on AWS Fargate

At AWS, customers are running their most mission-critical workloads on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) with Windows as their compute layer. Still, the undifferentiated heavy lifting of managing the underlying host OS, patching, scaling, and hardening when running Windows containers are time-consuming tasks. Therefore, customers can choose to use the optimized AMIs, which are preconfigured […]

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Speeding up Windows container launch times with EC2 Image builder and image cache strategy

I have heard many times from customers that Windows containers aren’t fast to launch due to the container image size. In part this is true, however, it is important to demystify “the big image” and how to implement cache strategy to avoid expensive operations on the disk (the extraction) and speed up the Windows container […]

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Getting started with task networking on Amazon ECS with Windows containers

Today, AWS launched the support of awsvpc network mode for Windows workloads running in Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). This feature brings EC2 networking capabilities to Windows tasks running on Amazon ECS by associating each task with its own elastic network interface (ENI). In this post, we will walk through the steps for using […]

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Streaming logs from Amazon EKS Windows pods to Amazon CloudWatch Logs using Fluentd

Containers are a method of operating system virtualization that allow you to run an application and its dependencies in resource-isolated processes. Containers allow you to easily package an application’s code, configurations, and dependencies into easy-to-use building blocks that deliver environmental consistency, operational efficiency, developer productivity, and version control. Using Windows containers allows you to get […]

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